Word Tattoo

I invite you to join me on a journey to explore memories of the future.

a blog by john-michael korpal

Fashion + Activism + Butoh = Realms of Possiblities


Envisioning Justice Activation Day

A few images from the Envisioning Justice Fashion show that I participated in last Saturday at the SAIC Sullivan Gallery.

Such an AMAZING event and beautiful humans!

Fashion Design: Patricia O’Donnell

Photo Credit: Yungchen Palden





Gesture In Time

So now that the Show is open at Hyde Park Art Center I can share my piece that I created while participating in The Center Program, ‘Gesture in Time” …the BIG reveal!


Intersectional Touch is up till November 10!


Gesture In Time
Paper, thread & hair
181in x 109in


GAAF ~ Thank You!

Glenwood Ave Arts Fest was such a AMAZING weekend!


THANK YOU to everyone for being so wonderful!


I am so grateful for all who stopped by to say Hello, the smiles the hugs and all the beautiful energy of people that help make the magic happen!


…and a special shout out to the GAAF volunteers ~ Y’all ROCKED it!!


Thank you everyone so very much for your Love and Support!


Mosaic ~ The Journey

Finished TODAY ~ 5in x 5in Mosaic!


Click HERE to watch a short video of me cutting Tesserae.